A 47-year old man will appear in the Launceston Magistrates Court at 4pm charged with the murder of a 70-year-old Reedy Marsh man Michael Hawkes on Tuesday night.
Tasmania Police extended their thoughts and condolences to Mr Hawke's family and loved ones.
The man, of Waverley, helped police with their inquiries after being arrested near Parkham on Wednesday afternoon.
Three other people initially held in relation to the alleged murder were released from police custody on Wednesday.
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